The question for democrats, then, is: how might the idea of the Anthropocene be enlisted to expose and overcome the limitations of existing democracies? How might democratic debate and practice be radicalised so that we are better prepared to respond to global ecological challenges?
This requires getting back to basics. We need to reflect critically on the fundamental coordinates of democracy: time, space and community.


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